Charterhouse is currently managing a search mandate for one of our international clients within the Oil & Gas services sector. Our client is a listed entity and they are currently recruiting, across their regional finance team, which are based out of Dubai, UAE & Baku, Azerbaijan. Our client is looking to hire a Chief Group Accountant to be based in Sharjah.
About the role
You will be responsible for the oversight and management of all regional finance teams whilst having ownership of all the consolidations of the financial accounts. The functional coverage shall extend to the production of management accounts and commentaries to deliver internal flash reports & positions. You will also take control of all planning & forecasting aspects, coupled with the ownership of the budget process and cost management. This role shall also comprise of ad-hoc duties to assist in the development of financial policy and procedure aligned to internal audit review whilst also assessing legacy issues & reviews of the accounting systems with a view to ERP and technologic upgrades.
The successful candidate should be an experienced financial professional who can demonstrate at least 10 years of exposure within a corporate finance & reporting based role across a multi-entity organisation. You will be required to possess strong financial accounting & audit-type backgrounds along with a solid grasp of financial reporting & governance related policies. Coupled with these technical capabilities, you shall be expected to manage excellent presentations & analytical based reviews & strategic support for management committees. This role will also play a pivotal part with the external auditors, financial institutions and any regulatory authority whilst reporting internally across international jurisdictions. The nature of the organisation means that the client will look to identify candidates from within the Oil & Gas sector or candidates with exposure to project-based operations; ensuring an ease of inception.